Calvin, Faith, & Repentance

Soteriology refers to the doctrine of salvation. Under this particular theological category, one finds a number of topics. For instance, the doctrine of conversion falls here. Then, under the doctrine of conversion, one finds discussions of faith and repentance. Often these two elements (faith and repentance) are discussed as two sides of the one coin…

Here’s the actual account of Augustine’s Conversion

Augustine (354-430) was one of the great figures of the early Church. The story of his conversion to Christ is told in his Confessions, in which he describes how God used a single verse from the epistle to the Romans to suddenly convert him. He went on to serve the Church as an illustrious teacher and bishop…

What is exactly is conversion?

Here’s five principles from J. Mack Stiles’ book Marks of the Messenger on biblical conversion that must be understood which were very instructive: Conversion is required: Romans 16:5 (1st converts in Asia); Acts 15:3 (joyful report of conversions); John 3:3 (Jesus made it clear that you can’t enter into the Kingdom of God [Jesus isn’t your…